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Melissa OMalley Tuomi PhD, RN

TitleAssistant Professor
InstitutionUMass Chan Medical School
DepartmentGraduate School of Nursing
AddressUMass Chan Medical School
55 Lake Avenue North
Worcester MA 01655
Phone508-334-9097
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    InstitutionTan Chingfen Graduate School of Nursing
    DepartmentGraduate School of Nursing


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    Worcester State College, Worcester, MA, United StatesBSNursing
    University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA, United StatesPHDNursing

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         (Tuomi, M.O.)Jan 16, 2020 - Jan 31, 2022

    Caring as a Job Characteristic Leading to Experienced Caring for Patients
    Role Description: The purpose of this research is to develop an instrument to measure caring behaviors in nursing jobs. Aims: 1. Conduct preliminary psychometric testing of the instrument “Caring Behaviors in Nursing Jobs.” 2. Determine the amount of variance Perceived Characteristics of Caring explains in nurses’ workplace well-being.
    Role: Principal Investigator

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    1. Waddell, A., Stefancyk Oberlies, A., O’Malley Tuomi, M., Mulready-Shick, J. (eds.). Supporting new nurse transition into practice during the Covid-19 pandemic: Opportunities for academic & practice nurse educator collaboration. 2020. View Publication.
    2. Artenstein, A., Rathlev, N., Neal, D., et al . Decreasing emergency department walkout rate and boarding hours by improving inpatient length of stay. Western Journal of Emergency Medicine. 2017; 6(18):982-992. View Publication.
    3. Wassef, M., Sullivan-Bolyai, S., Kane, A., Tuomi, M., & Finn, T.. . A Theoretically-based coding system to guide assessment and evaluation of affective learning. Journal of Nursing Education and Practice. 2015; 1(6):45-55. View Publication.
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